Improvements in radio technology including speaker mics, background noise suppression, better compatibility with other radios, longer battery life, and better ergonomic design have made radios a much more effective fireground tool. ALAN M. PETRILLO
Ten rural fire stations in San Diego's back country will be outfitted with advanced communications equipment thanks to $110,000 grant from the San Diego Regional Fire Foundation.
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The LEX L10 device features Motorola Solutions’ new Public Safety Experience (PSX) user interface that intelligently prioritizes information to only present what is the most critical for the responder based on the individual’s current status and activity.
Icom America is launching the F1000 Series, a compact portable radio with features such as a built-in motion sensor, channel announcement function, secure conversation, loud audio and a rugged waterproof chassis.
LEADER Com allows up to 10 team members connected on the system, providing communication between one another and the safety attendant, up to a distance of three miles per user connected.
Icom's new IP100H wireless network radio is compact, lightweight, easy to handle and earns a waterproof rating of IPX7.
Milpitas City Council voted unanimously on consent April 15 on two related items to purchase nearly $184,000 in new equipment for Milpitas Fire Department including handheld mobile radios, fire hoses and attendant apparatus to largely be paid through federal grants.
The Mic Keeper’s retractable system increases firefighter safety by preventing lapel microphones from becoming dislodged and dangling, causing entanglement issues when firefighters have to step on or drag their mics.
The needs and environments of volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel are unique and challenging. Budgets are small, distances great, cellular coverage spotty -- yet the mission remains critical: helping to protect communities and helping to save lives.